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Does Advair Effect Growth in Children?

Patient: Can taking Advair effect growth in a child?

 

 

Doctor: Advair contains fluticasone and salmeterol and is used to prevent asthma attacks. Advair can effect growth in children. Advair may also cause bone/cartilage disorders, bone pain, cramps, fractures and muscle injuries. You may need to consult your doctor if you notice that your child is not growing at a normal rate while using this medication.

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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